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      06-27-2012, 12:09 PM   #13
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Drives: 2009 335 X Drive
Join Date: Nov 2009
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Originally Posted by kstylez View Post
Hello all

I currently have 06 330XI with style 199 all around.

Fronts are 225/35/19 and rears 255/30/19.

I have searched and searched for an answer to be 100% sure that if I would be absolutely fine with running staggerred fitment on XI's. But haven't an answer which would give me a peace of mind and not worry about destroying my car.

Some say XI's should always run square set up with and some say staggered is ok. Which is the right answer?

Thanks in advance!

you 100% can run a staggered set up. i am in a e90 335 xdrive and i run a 235/40 in the front and a 265/35 in the rear, no issues. when winter comes around a square set up is ideal

"Detection of different tyre rolling circumferences
If the tyre rolling circumferences are not the same the drive train twists due to different rotary speeds (when the multi-plate clutch is closed).ne
Differences in rotational speed can occur as a result of the following influences:
- When tyres of different makes and types are fitted:
The tyre rolling circumference may fluctuate by up to 1 % due to tyres of different makes and types being fitted or the tyres are worn very differently"

stay within the 1% and you'll be perfectly fine